H.M. King George VI Microphone Features on Jersey Post ‘Miniature Sheet’

  • 16th May 201716/05/17
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Jersey Post has released a new King George VI ‘Miniature Sheet’, featuring a photograph of the King making a radio broadcast to the nation after the outbreak of World War II. In addition, the sheet also features an image of the King’s beautifully crafted, EMI commissioned ‘H.M. King George VI Microphone’. This microphone was specially […]

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Nipper Lives On! An Interview with Trish Saunders

  • 15th May 201715/05/17
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Jobs within the media can be busy enough at the best of times, but in July 1981, things became very eventful indeed for HMV Events and Marketing Manager, Trish Saunders. Working with Tony Brainsby Publicity, Trish embarked on a hunt for a real life canine lookalike of our much loved Nipper, who would be the […]

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Royal Opening of the Global Academy UTC in Hayes on April 20 2017

  • 22nd April 201722/04/17
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Royal memorabilia held by the EMI Archive features as the Global Academy is opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry The Global Academy, a new university technical college founded by entertainment group Global, was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry in Hayes, west London on […]

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MIKE DONAGHUE: IN MEMORIAM – 14 March 1932 – 27 March 2017

  • 7th April 20177/04/17
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For those friends and industry colleagues who may not be aware, former HMV employee Mike Donaghue sadly passed away recently following a short illness. Mike died peacefully at his home in the early hours of 27th March 2017. To say that Mike was a loyal company man would be a gross understatement. Mike joined the small […]

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Inventor of Stereo Sound Alan Dower Blumlein to be Honoured with Posthumous Grammy®

  • 27th February 201727/02/17
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Pioneering British Engineer and Inventor of Stereo, Alan Dower Blumlein to be Posthumously Honoured with the Recording Academy® Technical Grammy® Award The ground-breaking work of British engineer Alan Dower Blumlein, inventor of stereo sound recording, is to be posthumously honoured by The Recording Academy® with the Technical Grammy® award at a special ceremony to be held […]

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